Landsat News


Mission Press Releases

  • After a Fire, Before a Flood: NASA's Landsat Directs Restoration to At-Risk Areas
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Posted on: 8/22/2013 6:26:32 PM PDT

  • Landsat 8 Satellite Begins Watch
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 30, 2013
    Posted on: 5/31/2013 12:09:23 PM PDT

  • Landsat Images Provide the Gold Standard for New Earth Applications
    U.S. Geological Survey - Thursday, May 9, 2013
    Posted on: 5/9/2013 8:11:28 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Sensor Aboard 8th Landsat Satellite Snaps First Images
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Posted on: 3/22/2013 12:05:25 AM PDT

  • First Images Released From Newest Earth Observation Satellite
    NASA HQ - Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Posted on: 3/22/2013 12:04:25 AM PDT

  • NASA Invites Children, Families To Learn About NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
    Posted on: 3/13/2013 5:28:16 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Edwards' Comments on the Successful Launch of Landsat Satellite
    U.S. House of Representatives - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    Posted on: 2/13/2013 3:43:57 AM PDT

  • Interior Prepares to Conduct Landsat 8 Scientific Programs After Successful Launch of Latest Earth-Observing Satellite
    U.S. Geological Survey - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    Posted on: 2/13/2013 3:41:26 AM PDT

  • Orbital-Built Landsat Satellite Successfully Launched
    Orbital Sciences Corporation - Monday, February 11, 2013
    Posted on: 2/11/2013 10:48:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Launches New Earth Observation Satellite to Continue 40-Year Legacy
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 11, 2013
    Posted on: 2/11/2013 8:46:26 PM PDT

  • Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record for Longest Operating Earth Observation Satellite
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Monday, February 11, 2013
    Posted on: 2/11/2013 5:18:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator, Interior Secretary Attend Landsat Launch
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Posted on: 2/7/2013 11:52:00 PM PDT

  • LDCM Satellite Ready for Launch
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 25, 2013
    Posted on: 1/25/2013 9:30:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Sets Media Events for Landsat Mission Launch From California
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 25, 2013
    Posted on: 1/25/2013 9:29:35 PM PDT

  • Accreditation Open For NASA Landsat Data Continuity Mission Launch
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Posted on: 1/16/2013 4:17:07 PM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Jan. 10 Media Briefing on Next Landsat Mission Launch
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 7, 2013
    Posted on: 1/7/2013 5:23:47 PM PDT

  • Mission Accomplished for Landsat 5
    U.S. Geological Survey - Friday, December 21, 2012
    Posted on: 12/21/2012 6:33:42 PM PDT

  • Eighth Landsat Satellite Arrives At Launch Site
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, December 20, 2012
    Posted on: 12/20/2012 7:50:40 PM PDT

  • Orbital Offers Unique Look at Next Landsat Program Satellite before Early 2013 Launch
    Orbital Sciences Corporation - Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Posted on: 12/11/2012 7:39:41 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites 80 Social Media Followers to Next Landsat Launch
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Posted on: 10/25/2012 6:54:47 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • LDCM Status Update for May 17, 2013
    NASA HQ - May 20, 2013
    Posted on: 5/20/2013 5:44:44 PM PDT

  • USGS Hosts Congressional Briefing - Landsat 8 Begins
    U.S. Geological Survey - May 9, 2013
    Posted on: 5/9/2013 1:12:26 AM PDT

  • Landsat Thermal Sensor Lights Up from Volcano's Heat
    Goddard Space Flight Center - May 7, 2013
    Posted on: 5/7/2013 11:33:07 PM PDT

  • Image: Fairing Encloses Landsat Data Continuity Mission Satellite
    Goddard Space Flight Center - February 7, 2013
    Posted on: 2/7/2013 11:49:33 PM PDT

  • Landsat Image: Mississippi River Delta
    European Space Agency - May 25, 2012
    Posted on: 5/25/2012 1:55:03 PM PDT

  • Landsat 5 Mission in Jeopardy
    ISX Corporation - November 22, 2011
    Posted on: 11/22/2011 11:59:28 PM PDT

  • Landsat 5 Satellite Helps Emergency Managers Fight Largest Fire in Arizona History
    Goddard Space Flight Center - June 20, 2011
    Posted on: 6/20/2011 4:00:52 PM PDT

  • Landsat 7 Satellite Shows Tsunami Effects in Sendai, Japan
    Goddard Space Flight Center - March 18, 2011
    Posted on: 3/18/2011 4:13:53 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: The Landsat Program Is Not Meeting the Goals and Intent of the Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 1992
    NASA Office of Inspector General - September 4, 2009
    Posted on: 9/4/2009 8:13:36 PM PDT

  • NASA GSFC Solicitation: LANDSAT Data Continuity Mission Operations
    Goddard Space Flight Center - July 28, 2008
    Posted on: 7/28/2008 11:45:47 AM PDT

  • NASA GSFC Solicitation: Landsat Data Continuity Mission Operations Element
    Goddard Space Flight Center - November 16, 2007
    Posted on: 11/16/2007 9:11:31 AM PDT

  • NASA GSFC Solicitation: Landsat Data Continuity Mission - Mission Operations Element
    Goddard Space Flight Center - May 25, 2007
    Posted on: 5/25/2007 7:39:23 AM PDT

  • NASA GSFC Solicitation: LANDSAT Data Continuity Mission
    Goddard Space Flight Center - February 22, 2006
    Posted on: 2/22/2006 8:59:03 PM PDT

  • OSTP Memo: Landsat Data Continuity Strategy Adjustment
    Office of Science and Technology Policy - January 3, 2006
    Posted on: 1/4/2006 8:35:20 AM PDT

  • Open Letter to Science Community Landsat Data Users
    Anonymous - October 23, 2003
    Posted on: 10/23/2003 6:47:52 PM PDT

  • NASA Presolicitation Notice: LANDSAT Data Continuity Mission (LDCM)
    NASA HQ - August 16, 2002
    Posted on: 8/16/2002 9:33:09 PM PDT